1981- the General Stefan “Grot” Rowecki Bridge opens across the Vistula River in Warsaw, Poland.
This Day in History
1948- Honda opens in USA
1926- Route 66 Opens
2009 - The 55-floor Shining Heights skyscraper in Hong Kong opens.
1849- The inventor of the gas-powered tractor is born
2007- Cruise liner, MS Explorer, hits an iceberg.
1989 - Ground breaks for the construction of the Georgia Dome, home of the Atlanta Falcons, in Atlanta, Georgia.
2006 - After four years of construction, the Rogier Tower in Belgium opens.
2009 - After less than a year of construction, the MS Allure of the Seas, a 1,187-foot long cruise ship, launches for the first time.
1837 - Floridsdorf-Deutsch Wagram Railway opens in Austria.